New Year, New Travel Trends

What better way to ring in the New Year is there than planning a trip?

By analyzing industry developments, and taking factors into consideration such as the demographics of travelers, current events, new and advanced booking options and more, the’s team has shared the below predictions for travel trends in 2017.

How To: Survive a Month Living out of Your Backpack

One of the most affordable methods to travel the world is backpacking. Most find it an ideal way to experience the the world, while others avoid it due to lack of space. Not to mention, the fear of carrying around a heavy bag on your back for long periods of time. However, by packing smart and optimizing your space you can both save yourself from anxiety andthe unwanted back pain.

Orlando on a Budget

Balling on a budget is a real problem, especially if you’re a college student in Orlando. Orlando is internationally known as one of the tourist capitals of the world. People travel from all over the globe to experience the wonder that is Disney World. But for the people who live here, the theme park craze dies out quickly, especially when tickets to these magical wonderlands are upwards of $100 each just for a one day. For college students like myself, this can be dreadful.

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Machu Picchu

For most of us, money is tight these days which means that travel is often put on the backburner. It’s easy to say things like “I’ll do it next year” or “maybe another time.” However, after visiting Machu Picchu this summer, here are my reasons as to why you should visit Machu Picchu.

How Will A Trump Presidency Affect Travel?

On Friday, Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States. Everybody is wondering what decisions he’ll make and how it will affect their respective industries. One travel survey predicted that a million tourists would lose interest in travel should Trump win. The travel industry is also waiting to see how Trump will impact tourism. While the world waits, here are some opinions on what people hope he will do, as well as some concerns that they have.

Parenting Pointers: Last-Minute Packing List

The travel arrangements are made, last-minute shopping is done and all that's left to do is sit back, relax and enjoy some time off – or is there something missing?
In addition to packing any holiday gifts and ugly sweaters, has compiled the simple go-to guide below to make sure you remember all of your toiletry necessities to help you look (and smell) your best as you visit friends and family this holiday season.

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Travel Outlook for 2017

As we head into the new year, travelers are looking to explore more than ever before. Where do we expect travelers to visit and how will their behaviors may change? Here are some predictions for 2017.

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Hotel trends for 2017

Over the past several years, we have seen some notable changes in the services and amenities offered by the nation’s hotels. The booking site predicts that travelers will see some surprising changes in the coming year.

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6 Travel Trends for 2017

Wondering what 2017 has in store in the world of travel? , has announced its travel trend predictions for the coming year. By analyzing industry developments, and taking factors into consideration such as the demographics of travelers, current events, new and advanced booking options and more, the's team is expecting noteworthy findings for 2017. 

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The Latest Innovations in Travel Reservations

Originally created to sell excess inventory during slow seasons, OTAs have become one of the top driver of hotel bookings around the world.  Their customers range from both business and leisure travel and their bookings are expected to continue growing. They have moved from offering simply hotel bookings to providing everything from language support to personalized experience suggestions.

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6 Travel Trends for 2017

According to, in 2017, the industry will experience a retro-trend as live travel agents are becoming increasingly popular again. With a new generation of travelers seeking to curate one-of-a-kind trips with the guidance of a travel expert, online travel agencies are offering access to live customer service agents to assist.